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[texts]Bridging the Gap Between School and College - Fund for the Advancement of Education
A 1953 report by the Fund for the Advancement of Education, established by the Ford Foundation under the guidance of Robert Maynard Hutchins, on four related initiatives addressing the gap in American education between high school and college, including the programs that gave us today's Advanced Placement program and the early college entrance program at Shimer College. Published 1953, no assertion or renewal of copyright found.
Keywords: shimer college; high school; college; advanced placement; gifted education; American secondary education; Ford Foundation; Fund for the Advancement of Education; Robert Maynard Hutchins; early entrance programs
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[texts]They Went to College Early - Fund for the Advancement of Education
A 1957 report from the Fund for the Advancement of Education (a Ford Foundation initiative) on the Early Admission Program, a pioneering venture in early entrance to college. Includes summaries of the findings of two independent studies commissioned by the Fund, one on psychiatric outcomes and the other on educational outcomes. Only one of the twelve early entrance programs described in the book continues in operation in the 21st century: the early entrance program at Shimer College in Chicago.
Keywords: ford foundation; fund for the advancement of education; robert maynard hutchins; early entrance to college; academic acceleration; shimer college; university of chicago; louisville university; morehouse college; fisk university; university of wisconsin; university of utah; columbia university; goucher college; oberlin college; yale university
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